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Welcome to the Canadian Forces Equipment Support Page.  Some of the topics presented on this server include such items as equipment specification, connector pinout detail and installation & configuration information.  Although this server and it's pages are not an official DND service, information provided here is as accurate and concise as possible and reflects the best interests for the Canadian Forces and its members.  The information forthwith is provided for the purpose of reference and as a training aid.


RADIO EQUIPMENT:
Richard Lacroix's Military Radio Specification Page

AN/PRC-138
Harris HF/VHF tactical manpack.Updated Item(November 21, 1999)

AN/PRC-521 Tactical VHF Radio.
Includes parts and modified installation information.

AN/TRC-510(V)
Harris HF Quick Reaction Terminal (QRT)Updated Item!(December 11, 1999)

Inmarsat Terminal
Saturn BNew Item(September 05, 1999)


RADIO ACCESSORIES:
Richard Lacroix's Military Radio Accessories Page


RADIO MODEMS:
Harris RF-3466A Universal HF ModemNew Item(April 28, 1999)

Harris RF-5710 HF ModemUpdated Item(April 28, 1999)
NOTICE: An error in the pinout configuration of the interface cable was previously published (prior to February 11, 1999).  Please update your documents and installations to reflect the following changes.  J-4 pin 9 should be changed to J-4, pin 28.

Harris HF Data Modem Interoperability MatrixNew Item(February 21, 1999)

Automatic Link Establishment (ALE)New Item(March 07, 1999)


RADIO COUNTERMEASURES:
Richard Lacroix's Sounds of Tactical Radio Jammers


GPS:
Magellan GPS NAV 1000MNew Item!(March 05, 1999)
Rockwell PLGR+96New Item!(January 24, 1999)
Trimble Scout M+New Item!(August 10, 1999)
Trimble Trimpack

GPS Y2K and EOW rollover issuesUpdated Item!(August 22, 1999)

Warning: The Magellan NAV 1000M FAILED the EOW rollover.
Please read the above documentation for details.

Flash Traffic: New Item!(May 01, 2000)
As of midnight 01-MAY-2000, the United States has stopped the intentional degradation of the GPS signals known as Selective Availability (SA).   This means that civilian GPS units and military GPS units without (P) or (Y) codes are now able to pinpoint locations up to 10 times more accurately than previously before.


Other Links:
Richard Lacroix's Military Communication Home Page

MACS Trenton (aka Trenton Military) visual tour

Tim Groulx's Regimental & Branch Marches (CFAO 32-3) Home Page

Canadian Forces Units on the WebNew Item!(February 08, 2001)
A collection of links to various Canadian Forces Units on the World Wide Web.


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Updated: August 01, 2003
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